The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 38 40 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Retail 445 389 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.06% 5.67% 4.41%
As % of the General category 14.58% 15.04% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 296 308 258
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -4.44%
Retail
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3052 2586 2635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.53% 37.68% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2433 2128 2199
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region.

Retail Salary Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Retail Salary Histogram in the North West

Retail
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 220 £37,500 -13.79% 48
Cheshire -2 115 £43,750 +16.66% 24
Lancashire +9 53 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Merseyside -1 38 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 293 (33.26%) Finance
2 230 (26.11%) E-Commerce
3 182 (20.66%) SQL
4 159 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
5 156 (17.71%) .NET
5 156 (17.71%) HTML
6 132 (14.98%) C#
7 126 (14.30%) CSS
8 125 (14.19%) SQL Server
9 123 (13.96%) JavaScript
9 123 (13.96%) Marketing
10 116 (13.17%) jQuery
11 111 (12.60%) Degree
12 105 (11.92%) Microsoft
13 104 (11.80%) Windows
13 104 (11.80%) Banking
13 104 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
14 94 (10.67%) Web Services
15 93 (10.56%) Oracle
16 90 (10.22%) XML
17 87 (9.88%) Project Management
18 82 (9.31%) Java
19 81 (9.19%) MS Excel
20 80 (9.08%) Security Cleared
21 79 (8.97%) Analytics
21 79 (8.97%) ASP.NET
21 79 (8.97%) Linux
21 79 (8.97%) Telecoms
22 77 (8.74%) PHP
23 75 (8.51%) ITIL

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 52 (5.90%) CMS
2 31 (3.52%) Apache
3 25 (2.84%) SAS
4 19 (2.16%) WebSphere
5 18 (2.04%) Umbraco
6 14 (1.59%) nginx
7 12 (1.36%) WordPress
7 12 (1.36%) Tomcat
7 12 (1.36%) IIS
8 10 (1.14%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 10 (1.14%) TIBCO EMS
9 9 (1.02%) uWSGI
10 7 (0.79%) Node.js
11 6 (0.68%) Confluence
11 6 (0.68%) concrete5
11 6 (0.68%) Drupal
11 6 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.68%) Commerce Server
12 5 (0.57%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 81 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.61%) MS Office
3 13 (1.48%) MS Project
3 13 (1.48%) Photoshop
4 11 (1.25%) FastStats
5 6 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.23%) SPSS
7 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (3.63%) Magento
2 18 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 18 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (1.48%) Hyperion Planning
4 10 (1.14%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 10 (1.14%) TIBCO iProcess
4 10 (1.14%) BusinessWorks
5 9 (1.02%) SAP MM
5 9 (1.02%) SAP CRM
6 8 (0.91%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.91%) HFM
6 8 (0.91%) SAP Retail
6 8 (0.91%) SAP SD
6 8 (0.91%) SAP WM
7 7 (0.79%) Oracle iProcurement
7 7 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.68%) Sage 200
8 6 (0.68%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.23%) SaaS
2 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.11%) Route 53
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.84%) Firewall
2 20 (2.27%) Wireless
3 15 (1.70%) VPN
4 14 (1.59%) SSL
4 14 (1.59%) HTTP
5 13 (1.48%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.36%) Network Security
6 12 (1.36%) LAN
6 12 (1.36%) WAN
7 11 (1.25%) SMS
8 7 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.68%) Junos
9 6 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (0.68%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.57%) DNS
11 4 (0.45%) MPLS
11 4 (0.45%) Broadband
12 3 (0.34%) DHCP
12 3 (0.34%) FTP
12 3 (0.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.45%) MySQL
3 44 (4.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 20 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (1.70%) Essbase
8 14 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
8 14 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (1.48%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (1.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 10 (1.14%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.91%) DTS
15 7 (0.79%) Big Data
16 6 (0.68%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 27 (3.06%) Visual Studio
2 22 (2.50%) Subversion
3 16 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (1.48%) Maven
4 13 (1.48%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.36%) Eclipse
6 11 (1.25%) ClearCase
6 11 (1.25%) Mercurial
7 10 (1.14%) Selenium
8 8 (0.91%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.91%) JIRA
9 7 (0.79%) JUnit
10 6 (0.68%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.57%) Ant
11 5 (0.57%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.45%) Gerrit
12 4 (0.45%) Mockito
12 4 (0.45%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.45%) LSMW
13 3 (0.34%) NUnit
General
1 293 (33.26%) Finance
2 123 (13.96%) Marketing
3 104 (11.80%) Banking
4 79 (8.97%) Telecoms
5 52 (5.90%) Retail Banking
6 36 (4.09%) Advertising
7 31 (3.52%) Manufacturing
8 23 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (2.04%) Back Office
10 15 (1.70%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.25%) Law
12 10 (1.14%) Billing
13 7 (0.79%) Greek Language
13 7 (0.79%) Polish Language
14 6 (0.68%) Russian Language
14 6 (0.68%) Swedish Language
15 3 (0.34%) Legal
16 2 (0.23%) Front Office
16 2 (0.23%) Automotive
16 2 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 233 (26.45%) Developer
2 148 (16.80%) Analyst
3 88 (9.99%) Project Manager
4 72 (8.17%) Consultant
5 61 (6.92%) Web Developer
6 57 (6.47%) Senior Developer
7 47 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
8 38 (4.31%) Java Developer
9 33 (3.75%) .NET Developer
9 33 (3.75%) C# Developer
10 31 (3.52%) Business Analyst
11 30 (3.41%) Architect
12 29 (3.29%) Systems Analyst
13 28 (3.18%) Software Developer
14 22 (2.50%) E-Commerce Manager
14 22 (2.50%) Oracle Consultant
15 21 (2.38%) SAP Consultant
15 21 (2.38%) Test Analyst
16 18 (2.04%) Strategy Analyst
16 18 (2.04%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (17.71%) .NET
1 156 (17.71%) HTML
2 126 (14.30%) CSS
3 116 (13.17%) jQuery
4 94 (10.67%) Web Services
5 90 (10.22%) XML
6 79 (8.97%) ASP.NET
7 61 (6.92%) CSS3
8 57 (6.47%) WCF
9 44 (4.99%) SOAP
10 42 (4.77%) HTML5
10 42 (4.77%) Middleware
11 41 (4.65%) XSLT
12 35 (3.97%) Ajax
13 31 (3.52%) XHTML
13 31 (3.52%) Spring
14 29 (3.29%) .NET Framework
15 25 (2.84%) J2EE
16 21 (2.38%) LINQ
16 21 (2.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 104 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.36%) Mobile App
3 24 (2.72%) User Experience
4 22 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.38%) Social Media
6 20 (2.27%) EPoS
7 19 (2.16%) FMCG
8 18 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.36%) Data Integration
10 11 (1.25%) Mainframe
10 11 (1.25%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
11 10 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.02%) Computer Science
13 7 (0.79%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.68%) SecurID
15 5 (0.57%) Copywriting
15 5 (0.57%) New Media
16 4 (0.45%) Open Source
16 4 (0.45%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 104 (11.80%) Windows
2 79 (8.97%) Linux
3 40 (4.54%) UNIX
4 25 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 24 (2.72%) Windows 7
6 22 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (2.27%) Android
8 17 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.79%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.68%) Windows Phone 8
10 6 (0.68%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.34%) Solaris
14 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.23%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.11%) AIX
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (26.11%) E-Commerce
2 159 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (9.88%) Project Management
4 79 (8.97%) Analytics
5 75 (8.51%) ITIL
6 71 (8.06%) PRINCE2
7 70 (7.95%) Web Development
8 67 (7.60%) MVC
9 64 (7.26%) OO
10 63 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 61 (6.92%) SEO
12 57 (6.47%) TDD
13 52 (5.90%) Mentoring
13 52 (5.90%) Online Marketing
13 52 (5.90%) CRM
14 49 (5.56%) Pay per click
15 46 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (4.65%) Scrum
17 37 (4.20%) Logistics
17 37 (4.20%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 182 (20.66%) SQL
2 132 (14.98%) C#
3 123 (13.96%) JavaScript
4 82 (9.31%) Java
5 77 (8.74%) PHP
6 50 (5.68%) T-SQL
7 35 (3.97%) C
8 23 (2.61%) C++
9 22 (2.50%) VB
10 16 (1.82%) ABAP
10 16 (1.82%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.36%) XPath
12 10 (1.14%) Python
13 9 (1.02%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.91%) PHP5
14 8 (0.91%) VBScript
15 7 (0.79%) PHP4
16 6 (0.68%) Ruby
16 6 (0.68%) Uniface
16 6 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 111 (12.60%) Degree
2 80 (9.08%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.18%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.82%) CISSP
5 11 (1.25%) ISEB
5 11 (1.25%) CISM
5 11 (1.25%) PMP
5 11 (1.25%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.25%) ISSAP
5 11 (1.25%) ISSMP
6 9 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 4 (0.45%) EnCE
9 4 (0.45%) ACCA
9 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.45%) CCA
9 4 (0.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.18%) SLA
2 11 (1.25%) PCI DSS
2 11 (1.25%) QA
3 9 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.14%) XenApp
2 10 (1.14%) XenDesktop
3 7 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.68%) Snort
5 5 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.45%) vSphere
6 4 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.34%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.34%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.23%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.11%) NFS
9 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.79%) SCCM
2 7 (0.79%) SCOM
3 6 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (0.68%) FortiGate
3 6 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (0.68%) Nessus
4 5 (0.57%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.23%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.23%) OpenView
6 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 105 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 93 (10.56%) Oracle
3 58 (6.58%) Fujitsu
4 33 (3.75%) SAP
5 25 (2.84%) IBM
6 22 (2.50%) Citrix
7 19 (2.16%) Google
8 18 (2.04%) CheckPoint
8 18 (2.04%) Hyperion
9 17 (1.93%) Cisco
10 15 (1.70%) VMware
11 14 (1.59%) JBoss
12 13 (1.48%) Sage
13 12 (1.36%) Juniper
14 11 (1.25%) HP
15 10 (1.14%) AppSense
15 10 (1.14%) TIBCO
16 9 (1.02%) Symantec
16 9 (1.02%) Rackspace
17 7 (0.79%) Blue Coat
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £44625 per annum + benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
The MRJ Group
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hot Rec
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £64000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago